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17:00

Extractor Game Night

Former Santaroza Courthouse

Denny attends the Opening of AB7 along with a game master and host “Game Night Extractor”, based on his playable artwork Extractor, a dystopic interpretation of the classic Australian sheep-farming game Squatter. Ten players will experience the game which models the extractive tendencies of the data industry in the form of a board game, asking players to adopt the corporate goals and strategies behind online platforms. There will be two following game nights, led by the game master alone, where five players each time will have the opportunity to enter the world of Extractor.

18:00

Extractor Game Night

Former Department Store Fokas (-1 floor)

A participatory Extractor game experience, a playable artwork created by the AB7: ECLIPSE artists Simon Denny.
One game master, five players.

Reinventing the classic Australian sheep-farming game 'Squatter', Extractor is a dystopian board game that maps the possible dynamics of global data-driven businesses or platforms as they compete for world domination. Extractor highlights the upheaval in the form of a board game that asks players to adopt the corporate goals and strategies behind this marketplace.

By building their own centralised data platform in Extractor, the visitors/players will reveal the mechanisms underlying digital capitalism.

19:00

Extractor Game Night

Former Department Store Fokas (-1 floor)

A participatory Extractor game experience, a playable artwork created by the AB7: ECLIPSE artists Simon Denny.
One game master, five players.

Reinventing the classic Australian sheep-farming game 'Squatter', Extractor is a dystopian board game that maps the possible dynamics of global data-driven businesses or platforms as they compete for world domination. Extractor highlights the upheaval in the form of a board game that asks players to adopt the corporate goals and strategies behind this marketplace.

By building their own centralised data platform in Extractor, the visitors/players will reveal the mechanisms underlying digital capitalism.